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COVID-19 Causes Henderson Area Rapid Transit to Make Route Changes

Henderson Area Rapid Transit will be making adjustments to its routes due to decreased ridership caused by the pandemic.

Posted: Nov 20, 2020 2:13 PM
Updated: Nov 20, 2020 2:14 PM

The COVID-19 pandemic has caused Henderson Area Rapid Transit (HART) to make some adjustments to its current routes starting Monday, Nov. 23.  

On Monday, HART Transit will begin operating at 6:30 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. Monday through Saturday.

The last routes will leave the transfer point at 4:30 p.m.

HART will also be halting the 6 a.m. Weaverton and Eastgate routes.

In an effort to protect passengers and employees, HART also will limit trips to essential ones only, including transportation to work, grocery/errands, and medical appointments.

According to HART, the route changes come due to decreased ridership during the months of the COVID-19 pandemic as citizens continue to social distance. The new schedule is subject to change.

Questions on the changes should be directed to Transit Superintendent Brenda Wethington at 270-831-1824.

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